Trip Planning

Trip planning really means food planning to us. When you're mapping out your route, turn to Chowhounds to help mark the best spots to stop for every meal (plus a few snacks and drinks in between).

Why You Should Always Take a Food Tour When You Travel

Making plans to travel may include things like buying airline tickets, making sure you have your passport, and booking a table at that restaurant everyone Instagrams. However, there is something else...

Help on the Cote d'Azur

by chicfille 10 hours ago

Has anyone visited and eating in Nice, Cannes, and the lovely villages north of the coast, in the off-season like April?

Planning a Paris trip for January 2022

by PenelopeWitherspoon 9 months ago

Given all the developments over the last couple of week, I am very, very optimistic for my January 2022 birthday trip to Paris. I thought I would put this out there to get a discussion going. In ...


Piedmont Planning Redux Post Pandemic

by ninkat 18 hours ago

My cousin and I had planned to visit the Langhe area of Italy in late March of 2020. <sigh> This is a first visit for both of us, and we are really looking forward to the trip. I have been lur...

Suggestions for Bordeaux and San Sebastian for long weekend in March?

by bigjppop 11 days ago

I've always wanted to visit San Sebastian and am trying to squeeze in a short trip this spring. The dates/times aren't ideal, but any suggestions would be greatly appreciated. We'll be flying in...

Carmel Recommendations

by mike0989 3 years ago

We will be in Carmel for a few nights the weekend of September 7th. I’m looking for recommendations for one nice meal out as well as a few moderately priced ones. Some places we have tried in the...

If you have to go to a 3* in Paris for dinner...

by karasu 3 months ago

which one(s) would be the best choice speaking of taste and quality of food and wine collection these days? Some fancier 2* might do the job as well. Our limited experiences with some were pretty a...

Trip Report Milan/Piemonte Nov 2021

by bigjppop 11 days ago

I'm a bit slow but I got a lot of good advice from this group and want to share at least a few thoughts from my last trip to Milan and Piemonte last November. Overall, Awesome! Especially the Piedm...

Nashville, around Broadway & 5th

Ruth Lafler
by Ruth Lafler 2 months ago

I'm going to be in Nashville for an event at the Bridgestone Area for a week. We won't have a car, so except for a possible "splurge" meal we'll be sticking to that area. I've been doing some re...

Help with decision: Casa Julian vs Casa Nicolas vs El capricho

by silverlim 2 years ago

We will be in the Basque Country in November. We like to go to one of these 3 highly rated steak restaurant but we can't decide which one to go. FYI, We have never been to any one of them and we a...

BBQ in NC and Georgia near I-95??

by erica 1 year ago

Every year I begin one of these thread and this year is it more complicated due to the virus when many places have cut house or even closed. No more of my favor route, via Ches Bridge Tunnel. Thi...

San Juan restaurant roundup

by NY350GT 22 days ago

Feels like I only post these writeups on the back end of going somewhere with not a ton of available reviews. Were in San Juan for four nights. Here is the net result. Santaella $250 w 3 cockt...

Hidden gems in Phoenix area?

by cilantro 25 days ago

Planning a trip to the Phoenix area in February. We’ll be on the west side with lots of chain restaurants, but would love to find hidden gems anywhere in the area. We were delighted to discover Pan...

What is exciting in the 3 star space these days?

by heddcase 2 months ago

I'm looking for an exciting dining experience for a celebration just after Christmas. In the past we have done Eleven Madison in the peak of it's NYC menu, Brooklyn fare in the peak of it's hype, a...

How to Transform Your American Vaccination Card into a French Health Pass

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 6 months ago

Our friends at Paris by Mouth walk through step by step how to obtain the French Health Pass that will be required as of August 1 to enter restaurants, cafes (even outdoor areas) and trains.

January 2022 - London and Paris

by PenelopeWitherspoon 2 months ago

Well, I am going to attempt to start 2022 off right provided COVID cooperates. Currently scheduled to fly into London, departing NYC on the 7th, arriving on the 8th. Then will head to Paris on Ja...

Avoiding seafood and fish in BCN, Madrid and San Sebastian

by kathrynanne 1 month ago

I am returning to Spain and unfortunately have a fish and shellfish allergy. That being said I still want to splurge on some amazing food after not traveling much because of Covid. I am looking for...

Trading Celler Can Roca reservation

by shallybohlz 1 month ago

Hello all! Would anyone be interested in trading my reservation for two on August 10, 2022 for your reservation for two or four on August 9, 2022? Best wishes to all.

Mont St. Michel recommendations needed

by 1961tracy 3 months ago

I am going to France in December and I was gifted with a tour of Mont St. Michel. Are there any recommendations for a place for lunch? I eat healthy-ish (fish, veggies, chicken). I apologize in a...

Hudson, New York: What not to miss?

by gutreactions 2 years ago

Planning a trip to Hudson, New York for some fall foliage and good eating. What's good up there these days? All price ranges ok. Thanks!

Late night in Murray Hill

by VaPaula 2 months ago

Hi all. Arrival time at our hotel in Murray Hill tomorrow will likely be sometime between 10:00-10:30. I am planning on Baekjeong, about a 10-minute walk, which is open until 11. But I need a plan ...